Transforming Lives & Communities Together


Supporting Adults With Developmental Differences

Thirty men and women with intellectual and developmental differences--aka disabilities--have chosen to live in one of our five homes in Holland, Michigan. Our residential and community living specialists provide needed supports within the context of a safe and nurturing Christian community. As a ministry, we and our community have been richly blessed by and are grateful for the love and gifts which our sisters and brothers in Christ freely and joyfully share.

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Lakeshore Little People's Place

While the parents are away, the kids are at play—at the reading station—at prayer—and just exploring God’s world in a bundle of ways. Safe. Nurturing. Loving. It’s what this childcare ministry is all about and HDC helps support it

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Buen Pastor Ministries

Migrant families have some added challenges in life, and Buen Pastor focuses on some unique early childhood programs for migrant children and their families. HDC is on the board to support and be a part of this community.

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Online Orientation for HDC Deacons
This is an online slide presentation--aka "powerpoint"--designed specifically for deacons serving in HDC partner congregations. There are 22 slides in this presentation that provide an overview of the Holland Deacons' Conference as well as highlighting some of the more significant aspects of about the role and responsibilities of deacons (CRC & RCA) in the church and world today. (Although designed specifically for deacons, many slides will be of value and relevant for anyone engaged in any kind of community ministry.) Simply click on each slide or arrow (-->) on your keyboard to advance to the next slide. All links to resources throughout the slideshow have been checked and...
An Offering for Justice
June 10 is Office of Social Justice Offering Sunday. The Christian Reformed Office of Social Justice (OSJ)  works to develop a deeper understanding of and response to God's call to let justice flow like a river in both our personal and communal lives, as well as in the structures of our societies. In addition to Ministry Share support, it is the yearly offerings from CRC churches...
You Asked…We Listened
    Over the past year, we have heard many deacons ask for opportunities to get together with other deacons to share, network, learn from each other, explore ways to collaborate, and more. Well, believe it or not, we were listening and are putting together an evening based on what we have heard.  For now, just save the date and plan on attending... What: A Special Evening Just for Deacons When: June 7, 2018 - 7-9pm Where: Maranatha Church in Holland What Else: Sharing, Networking, Collaborating, Supporting One Another Stay Tuned! More Information Coming...